put on the back burner
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put on the back burner
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (idiom) (to postpone)
a. dejar en suspenso
Julia had always wanted to havee kids, but she put those dreams on the back burner to focus on her career.Julia siempre había querido tener hijos, pero dejó esos deseos en suspenso para enfocarse en su carrera.
b. archivar
We're going to put this project on the back burner until we've finished the more pressing ones.Vamos a archivar este proyecto hasta terminar los más urgentes.
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